Firm Profile

K&L Gates

Headquarters

K&L Gates Center
210 Sixth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2613
United States
(412) 355.6500

Firm Details

K&L Gates LLP delivers legal services on an integrated and global basis with lawyers located across five continents. Positioned at strategic intersections of the global economy, K&L Gates has one of the largest contingents of lawyers and offices across the United States of any law firm and a strong local presence in key capital cities and world commercial and financial centers. The firm’s extensive latticework of lawyers, practices, and offices - including approximately 300 lawyers in Europe’s largest economies and the largest presence in the Asia Pacific region of any U.S.-based fully integrated global firm - creates a worldwide network to serve clients’ growing international needs. Our lawyers remain committed to counseling clients on their most sophisticated legal challenges in all areas of corporate, regulatory law, and litigation.

Management

Michael S. Caccese
Chairman of the Management Committee
James R. Segerdahl
Global Managing Partner

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Pennsylvania in Bet-the-Company Litigation with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Pennsylvania in Insurance Law with 11 lawyers
  • Top Listed in North Carolina in Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in North Carolina in Litigation - Environmental with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in District of Columbia in Mutual Funds Law with 9 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Morrisville with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Pittsburgh in Bet-the-Company Litigation with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Pittsburgh in Criminal Defense: White-Collar with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Seattle in Energy Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Harrisburg in Environmental Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Morrisville in Health Care Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Pittsburgh in Insurance Law with 11 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Charlotte in Land Use and Zoning Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Charlotte in Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Warsaw in Litigation with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Washington in Mutual Funds Law with 9 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Sydney in Occupational Health & Safety Law with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Charlotte in Venture Capital Law with 3 lawyers

Awards

  • For a fifth consecutive year, BTI Consulting Group identified K&L Gates among the top law firms for client service in its 2017 BTI Client Service 30 survey.
  • Market research agency Acritas recognized K&L Gates for a third consecutive year as one of the 10 strongest U.S. law firm brands in its 2017 U.S. Law Firm Brand Index.
  • In 2016, K&L Gates was recognized as one of America's Best Corporate Law Firms, according to a survey of general counsel by the New York Stock Exchange's Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting.
  • K&L Gates was named among the top 20 best-known global law firm brands in the Acritas 2017 Global Elite Brand Index, a ranking determined through unprompted interviews with more than 1,000 in-house general counsel globally.
  • In 2013, Mergers & Acquisitions magazine named K&L Gates Law Firm of the Year for Mid-Market M&A.
  • For seven consecutive years, K&L Gates has been named to Law360's Global 20.
  • K&L Gates has been recognized as among the most accomplished law firms in intellectual property with the firm's inclusion on The National Law Journal's Intellectual Property Hot List.
  • In the 2017 U.S. News-Best Lawyers Best Law Firms survey, K&L Gates was again among the top five firms for national first-tier rankings out of the 13,000 firms ranked.
  • K&L Gates continues to be recognized by clients and other organizations as a leading firm for diversity and inclusion, having recently been honored as a top achiever in advancing diversity by longtime clients Microsoft.
  • K&L Gates was named a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), earning a top rating of 100 percent in HRC's Corporate Equality Index survey.
  • For the fourth consecutive year, K&L Gates was honored among BTI's Brand Elite law firms in the organization's Client Perceptions of the Best-Branded Law Firms report.
  • The K&L Gates Global Day of Service program was recognized as the Global Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative of the Year during The American Lawyer's 2014 Global Legal Awards.
  • Global Investigations Review has honored K&L Gates with inclusion in its annual GIR 30 survey, an independent guide to the world's best and most-trusted firms for cross-border investigations.
  • K&L Gates was identified by BTI Consulting as one of only 25 law firms recommended by legal decision makers to their peers for more than five years in a row.
  • K&L Gates has been named among Law360's Insurance Practice Groups of the year.
  • K&L Gates was named among Yale Law Women's Top 10 Family Friendly Firms of 2016.
  • K&L Gates was awarded the Global Dispute of the Year: U.S. Litigation (IP) in The American Lawyer's fourth annual Global Legal Awards in recognition of the firm's work representing Carnegie Mellon University in the CMU v. Marvell case.
  • The Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Survey 2015 noted K&L Gates as a Highly Commended firm in recognition of the firm's digital content site K&L Gates HUB. The firm was also recognized for our Cyber Civil Rights Legal Project.

About Our Clients

K&L Gates represents leading global corporations, growth and middle-market companies, capital markets participants, and entrepreneurs in every major industry group as well as public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations, and individuals. In addition, the firm is a leader in legal issues relating to industries critical to the economies of both the developed and developing worlds - technology, manufacturing, energy, transportation, telecommunications, financial services and life sciences, among others. For a list of representative clients, please visit the firm’s website at www.klgates.com.

Contacts

Jeffrey J. Berardi
Marketing Department
617-261-3267

"Law Firm of the Year"

K&L Gates is an international firm with around 2,000 lawyers practicing across five continents.  This year, 51 lawyers have been recognized for their top legal talent in The Best Lawyers in Australia for their work in 43 practice areas. Additionally, the firm has been awarded the top distinction of "Law Firm of the Year" in Australia for its work in Occupational Health & Safety Law.
Law Firm of the Year Badge for Australia
Occupational Health & Safety Law

"K&L Gates has earned our top honor in Occupational Health & Safety Law in Australia for a second year running," says Best Lawyers President Phil Greer. "The firm’s success in this field is attributed to a deep bench, led by the extraordinarily skilled litigator Alice DeBoos." The firm’s achievement is also due to brilliant work by attorneys in related practice areas, like Gerard Phillips, Sydney’s 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” in Labour & Employment Law  The firm’s global, cross-practice occupational health and safety offerings have grown significantly this past year  Nine lawyers at K&L Gates have been recognized for their top legal talent in Occupational Health & Safety Law in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in Australia."

"More than 3,200 workers have lost their lives in work-related incidents since 2003, and it is absolutely critical that businesses have the right WHS policies and procedures in place to protect their workers. We view it as critical that we work collaboratively with our clients to help them achieve their business objectives, which includes good safety outcomes." - John Makris, Partner, K&L Gates

Firm Practice Areas

  • Advertising Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Aviation Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Capital Markets Law
  • Civil Rights Law
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Derivatives
  • Energy Law
  • Entertainment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Financial Institutions
  • Franchise Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Arbitration
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Litigation
  • Media Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Public Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Telecommunications Law
  • Transportation Law
  • Venture Capital Law
  • Water Law

Office Locations

Australia

Australia

Brisbane, Australia

Level 16, 66 Eagle Street

Brisbane QLD 4000

Australia

61 7 3233 1233

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Melbourne, Australia

Level 25, 525 Collins Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

Australia

61 3 9205 2000

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Perth, Australia

Level 32, 44 St Georges Terrace

Perth WA 6000

Australia

61 8 9216 0900

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Sydney, Australia

Level 31

1 O'Connell Street

Sydney NSW 2000

Australia

61 2 9513 2300

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Belgium

Belgium

Brussels, Belgium

The View Building

Rue de l'Industrie 26/38

Brussels 1040

Belgium

32 2 336 1900

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Brazil

Brazil

São Paulo, Brazil

Rua Iguatemi 151, Conjunto 281

Ed. Spazio Faria Lima

São Paulo 01451-011

Brazil

55 11 3704 5700

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China

China

Beijing, China

Tower C1, Suite 1009-1011

Oriental Plaza No.1

East Chang An Avenue

Dongcheng District

Beijing 100738

China

86 10 5817 6000

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Shanghai, China

Suite 3708, Park Place

1601 Nanjing Road West

Jing An District

Shanghai 200040

China

86 21 2211 2000

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France

France

Paris, France

116 avenue des Champs-Elysées

Paris 75008

France

33 1 58 44 15 00

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Germany

Germany

Berlin, Germany

Markgrafenstraße 42

Berlin 10117

Germany

49 30 220 029 0

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Frankfurt/Main, Germany

OpernTurm, Bockenheimer

Landstraße 2-4

Frankfurt/Main 60306

Germany

49 69 945 196 0

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Munich, Germany

Karolinen Karree

Karlstraße 12

Munich 80333

Germany

49 89 321 215 0

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Hong Kong, Hong Kong

44th Floor, Edinburgh Tower

The Landmark

15 Queen's Road Central

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

852 2230 3500

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Italy

Italy

Milan, Italy

Piazza San Marco, 1

Milan 20121

Italy

39 02 3030 291

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Japan

Japan

Tokyo, Japan

Toranomon Hills Mori Tower 28F

1-23-1 Toranomon

Minato-ku

Tokyo 105-6328

Japan

81 3 6205 3600

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Poland

Poland

Warsaw, Poland

Pl. Małachowskiego 2

Warsaw 00-066

Poland

48 22 653 4200

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Qatar

Qatar

Doha, Qatar

Qatar Financial Centre Branch

Tornado Tower, 31st Floor

Al Funduq Street

P.O. Box 26100 West Bay

Doha

Qatar

974 4424 6100

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Singapore

Singapore

Singapore, Singapore

10 Collyer Quay

#37-01 Ocean Financial Centre

Singapore 049315

Singapore

65 6507 8100

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South Korea

South Korea

Jongno-gu

Jongno-gu

Seoul, Jongno-gu

Kyobo Life Insurance Co. Building, 22nd Floor

Jongno 1-Ga, Jongno-Gu

Seoul, Jongno-gu 110-714

South Korea

1 82 0 2 2198 8700

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Taiwan

Taiwan

Taipei, Taiwan

30/F, 95 Tun Hwa S. Road, Sec. 2

Taipei 106

Taiwan

886 2 2326 5188

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United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Currency House, Level 4

Dubai International Financial Centre

P.O. Box 506826

Dubai

United Arab Emirates

971 4 427 2700

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United Kingdom

United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

One New Change

London EC4M 9AF

United Kingdom

44 20 7648 9000

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United States

United States

California

California

Irvine, CA

One Park Plaza, 12th Floor

Irvine, CA 92614

United States

(949) 253.0900

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Los Angeles, CA

10100 Santa Monica Boulevard, Eighth Floor

Los Angeles, CA 90067

United States

(310) 552.5000

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Palo Alto, CA

620 Hansen Way

Palo Alto, CA 94304

United States

(650) 798.6700

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San Francisco, CA

Four Embarcadero Center, Suite 1200

San Francisco, CA 94111-5994

United States

(415) 882.8200

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Delaware

Delaware

Wilmington, DE

600 North King Street, Suite 901

Wilmington, DE 19801

United States

(302) 416.7000

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District of Columbia

District of Columbia

Washington, DC

1601 K Street, NW

Washington, DC 20006-1600

United States

(202) 778.9000

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Florida

Florida

Miami, FL

Southeast Financial Center, Suite 3900

200 South Biscayne Boulevard

Miami, FL 33131-2399

United States

(305) 539.3300

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Illinois

Illinois

Chicago, IL

70 West Madison Street, Suite 3300

Chicago, IL 60602-4207

United States

(312) 372.1121

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts

Boston, MA

State Street Financial Center

One Lincoln Street

Boston, MA 02111-2950

United States

(617) 261.3100

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New Jersey

New Jersey

Newark, NJ

One Newark Center, 10th Floor

Newark, NJ 07102-5285

United States

(973) 848.4000

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New York

New York

New York, NY

599 Lexington Avenue

New York, NY 10022-6030

United States

(212) 536.3900

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North Carolina

North Carolina

Charlotte, NC

Hearst Tower, 47th Floor

214 North Tryon Street

Charlotte, NC 28202

United States

(704) 331.7400

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Morrisville, NC

430 Davis Drive, Suite 400

Morrisville, NC 27560

United States

(919) 466.1190

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Raleigh, NC

4350 Lassiter at North Hills Avenue, Suite 300

Raleigh, NC 27609

United States

(919) 743.7300

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Oregon

Oregon

Portland, OR

One Southwest Columbia Street, Suite 1900

Portland, OR 97258

United States

(503) 228.3200

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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA

17 North Second Street, 18th Floor

Harrisburg, PA 17101-1507

United States

(717) 231.4500

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Pittsburgh, PA

K&L Gates Center

210 Sixth Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2613

United States

(412) 355.6500

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South Carolina

South Carolina

Charleston, SC

134 Meeting Street, Suite 500

Charleston, SC 29401

United States

(843) 579.5600

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Texas

Texas

Austin, TX

2801 Vía Fortuna, Suite 350

Austin, TX 78746

United States

(512) 482.6800

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Dallas, TX

1717 Main Street, Suite 2800

Dallas, TX 75201

United States

(214) 939.5500

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Fort Worth, TX

Bank of America Tower, Suite 3000

301 Commerce Street

Fort Worth, TX 76102

United States

(817) 347.5270

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Houston, TX

1000 Main Street, Suite 2550

Houston, TX 77002

United States

(713) 815.7300

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Washington

Washington

Seattle, WA

925 Fourth Avenue, Suite 2900

Seattle, WA 98104-1158

United States

(206) 623.7580

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